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LGBT people deserve fairness on the job

Ambassador Nancy Brinker

(original source Miami Herald)

“Considering the successes we’ve achieved over the years, it is difficult to imagine that in our lifetime women felt a shame and stigma around breast cancer — one that a small group of women and I vowed to end when I founded Susan G. Komen in 1982. We wanted women to know it was OK to talk about breast cancer and to identify as a woman who had been diagnosed with the disease.

Fast-forward 33 years, and Susan G. Komen is the world’s largest grassroots network of breast-cancer survivors and activists fighting to save lives, empower people, ensure quality care for all and energize science to find cures. Not only has our reach gone global through events such as our popular Race for the Cure, but also we have put significant resources into identifying and understanding underserved populations and how best to break down disparities and advocate for them.”

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